93 relations: Abusive power and control, Agent (grammar), Animal roleplay, Anne Desclos, Anne Rice, Archives of Sexual Behavior, Arthur Adamov, BDSM, Berkley Horse, Bondage (BDSM), Cecilia Tan, Chastity, Civilization, Corporal punishment, Cross-dressing, Cuckold, Culture, DNCE, Dominance hierarchy, Dominatrix, Dossie Easton, Dwele, E. L. James, El-P, Elfriede Jelinek, Erotic humiliation, Erotic spanking, Facesitting, Female submission, Feminization (activity), Fifty Shades of Grey (film), Flagellation, Furry fandom, Gangsta Boo, Gloria Brame, Goth subculture, Green Day, Grievous bodily harm, Guy Baldwin, Handcuffs, Heterosexuality, Hierarchical organization, Human furniture, Jacqueline Carey, Janet Hardy, Jay Wiseman, John Norman, Killer Mike, Kink (sexuality), Larry Townsend, ..., Laura Antoniou, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Lifestyle (sociology), Limits (BDSM), Male dominance (BDSM), Male submission, Marquis de Sade, Master/slave (BDSM), Military, Monogamy, Patient (grammar), Patrick Califia, Polyamory, Preaching to the Perverted (film), Public humiliation, Punk rock, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Rihanna, Run the Jewels, S&M (song), Sadomasochism, Safe, sane and consensual, Safeword, Salirophilia, Secretary (2002 film), Servitude (BDSM), Sex worker, Sexual roleplay, Sexual slavery (BDSM), Shackle, Stereotype, The Duke of Burgundy, The Night Porter, The Rolling Stones, The Velvet Underground, Trampling, Tré Cool, Urolagnia, Venus in Furs, Venus in Furs (song), Waiver, Whip, 9½ Weeks. Expand index (43 more) » « Shrink index
Abusive power and control (also controlling behavior, coercive control and sharp power) is the way that an abusive person gains and maintains power and control over another person, as a victim, in order to subject that person to psychological, physical, sexual, or financial abuse.
In linguistics, a grammatical agent is the thematic relation of the cause or initiator to an event.
Animal roleplay is a form of roleplay where at least one participant plays the part of a non-human animal.
Anne Cécile Desclos (23 September 1907 – 27 April 1998) was a French journalist and novelist who wrote under the pseudonyms Dominique Aury and Pauline Réage.
Anne Rice (born Howard Allen Frances O'Brien; October 4, 1941) is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica.
The Archives of Sexual Behavior is a peer-reviewed academic journal in sexology.
Arthur Adamov (23 August 1908 – 15 March 1970) was a playwright, one of the foremost exponents of the Theatre of the Absurd.
BDSM is a variety of often erotic practices or roleplaying involving bondage, discipline, dominance and submission, sadomasochism, and other related interpersonal dynamics.
The Berkley Horse is a BDSM apparatus, designed for, and by, Theresa Berkley in 1828.
Bondage is the practice of consensually tying, binding, or restraining a partner for erotic, aesthetic, or somatosensory stimulation.
Cecilia Tan (born April 8, 1967) is a writer, editor, sexuality activist, and founder of Circlet Press, the first press devoted primarily to erotic science fiction and fantasy.
Chastity is sexual conduct of a person deemed praiseworthy and virtuous according to the moral standards and guidelines of their culture, civilization or religion.
A civilization or civilisation (see English spelling differences) is any complex society characterized by urban development, social stratification imposed by a cultural elite, symbolic systems of communication (for example, writing systems), and a perceived separation from and domination over the natural environment.
Corporal punishment or physical punishment is a punishment intended to cause physical pain on a person.
Cross-dressing is the act of wearing items of clothing and other accoutrements commonly associated with the opposite sex within a particular society.
A cuckold is the husband of an adulterous wife.
Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.
DNCE is an American pop band.
Dominance hierarchy is a type of social hierarchy that arises when members of a social group interact, often aggressively, to create a ranking system.
A dominatrix, plural dominatrixes or dominatrices, is a woman who takes the dominant role in BDSM activities.
Dorothy "Dossie" Easton (born February 26, 1944) is an author and family therapist based in San Francisco, California.
Andwele Gardner (born February 14, 1978), better known by his stage name Dwele is an American soul singer, songwriter and record producer from Detroit, Michigan.
Erika Leonard (née Mitchell; born 7 March 1963), known by her pen name E. L. James, is an English author.
Jaime Meline (born March 2, 1975), better known by his stage name El-P (shortened from El Producto), is an American rapper, record producer, and record executive.
Elfriede Jelinek (born 20 October 1946) is an Austrian playwright and novelist.
Erotic humiliation is consensual psychological humiliation in order to produce erotic excitement or sexual arousal.
Erotic spanking is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties.
Facesitting, also known as queening or kinging, is a sexual practice in which one partner sits on or over the other's face, typically to allow or force oral–genital or oral–anal contact.
Female submission describes an activity or relationship in which a female submits to the dominance of a sexual partner.
In the context of D/s or kink, "forced" feminization or feminisation (see spelling differences), also known as sissification, refers to the practice of dressing a submissive partner as a woman and/or encouraging or training them to act in a feminine or exaggeratedly feminine ("hyperfeminine") manner.
Fifty Shades of Grey is a 2015 American erotic romantic drama film directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, with a screenplay by Kelly Marcel.
Flagellation (Latin flagellum, "whip"), flogging, whipping or lashing is the act of beating the human body with special implements such as whips, lashes, rods, switches, the cat o' nine tails, the sjambok, etc.
The furry fandom is a subculture interested in fictional anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics.
Lola Mitchell (born August 7, 1979), better known as her stage name Gangsta Boo or Lady Boo, is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee.
Gloria Brame (born August 20, 1955) is an American board certified sexologist, writer and sex therapist based in Athens, Georgia.
The goth subculture is a music subculture that began in England during the early 1980s, where it developed from the audience of gothic rock, an offshoot of the post-punk genre.
Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt.
Grievous bodily harm (often abbreviated to GBH) is a term used in English criminal law to describe the severest forms of assault.
See Guy Melfort Baldwin for the British Indian Army brigadier-general Guy Baldwin, M.S. (b. 1946) is a Los Angeles-based psychotherapist, author, activist, and educator specializing in issues of particular relevance to the BDSM and leather communities, and more generally in issues relating to non-heteronormative practices.
Handcuffs are restraint devices designed to secure an individual's wrists close together.
Heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between persons of the opposite sex or gender.
A hierarchical organization is an organizational structure where every entity in the organization, except one, is subordinate to a single other entity.
Human furniture is a form of bondage and sexual objectification in which a person's body is incorporated into a tray, foot stool, chair, table, cabinet or other pieces of furniture.
Jacqueline A. Carey (born October 9, 1964) is an American writer, primarily of fantasy fiction.
Janet W. Hardy is a writer and sex educator, and founder of Greenery Press.
Jay Joseph Wiseman (born 1949) is an American BDSM writer and speaker.
John Norman is the pen name of John Frederick Lange, Jr. (born June 3, 1931), who is the author of the Gor series of fantasy novels, and a professor of philosophy.
Michael Santiago Render (born April 20, 1975), better known by his stage name Killer Mike, is an American rapper, actor, and activist.
In human sexuality, kinkiness is the use of unconventional sexual practices, concepts or fantasies.
Larry Townsend (27 October 1930 – 29 July 2008) was the pseudonymous author (né 'Bud' Bernhard) of dozens of books including Run Little Leather Boy (1970) and The Leatherman's Handbook (1972) at pioneer erotic presses such as Greenleaf Classics and the Other Traveler imprint of Olympia Press.
Laura Antoniou (born 1963) is an American novelist.
Leopold Ritter von Sacher-Masoch (27 January 1836 – 9 March 1895) was an Austrian nobleman, writer and journalist, who gained renown for his romantic stories of Galician life.
Lifestyle is the interests, opinions, behaviours, and behavioural orientations of an individual, group, or culture.
In BDSM, limits refer to issues that participants in a play scene or dynamic feel strongly about, usually referring to prohibited activities.
Male dominance, or maledom, refers to BDSM activities where the dominant partner is male.
Male submission or malesub describes a situation in BDSM and other sexual activities in which the submissive partner is male.
Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer, famous for his libertine sexuality.
In BDSM, Master/slave or M/s is a relationship in which one individual serves another in an authority-exchange structured relationship.
A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.
Monogamy is a form of relationship in which an individual has only one partner during their lifetime — alternately, only one partner at any one time (serial monogamy) — as compared to non-monogamy (e.g., polygamy or polyamory).
In linguistics, a grammatical patient, also called the target or undergoer, is the participant of a situation upon whom an action is carried out or the thematic relation such a participant has with an action.
Pat Califia (born 1954, formerly also known by the last name Califia-Rice) is an American writer of non-fiction essays about sexuality and of erotic fiction and poetry.
Polyamory (from Greek πολύ poly, "many, several", and Latin amor, "love") is the ability or capacity to love more than one person at a time.
Preaching to the Perverted is a 1997 British comedy film written and directed by Stuart Urban.
Public humiliation is the dishonoring showcase of a person, usually an offender or a prisoner, especially in a public place.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing (1840-1902; full name Richard Fridolin Joseph Freiherr Krafft von Festenberg auf Frohnberg, genannt von Ebing) was an Austro–German psychiatrist and author of the foundational work Psychopathia Sexualis (1886).
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born 20 February 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Run the Jewels, also known by the initialism RTJ, is an American hip hop duo consisting of rapper/producer El-P and rapper Killer Mike.
"S&M" is a song by Barbadian singer Rihanna from her fifth studio album, Loud (2010).
Sadomasochism is the giving or receiving pleasure from acts involving the receipt or infliction of pain or humiliation.
In the BDSM community, safe, sane and consensual (SSC) is a common principle guiding relationships and activities.
In BDSM, a safeword is a code word, series of code words or other signal used communicate their physical or emotional state, typically when approaching, or crossing, a physical, emotional, or moral boundary.
Salirophilia is a sexual fetish or paraphilia that involves deriving erotic pleasure from soiling or disheveling the object of one's desire, usually an attractive person.
Secretary is a 2002 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Steven Shainberg and starring Maggie Gyllenhaal as Lee Holloway and James Spader as E. Edward Grey.
In BDSM, servitude refers to performing personal tasks for their dominant partner, as part of their submissive role in a BDSM relationship.
A sex worker is a person who is employed in the sex industry.
Sexual roleplay is roleplay that has a strong erotic element.
Sexual slavery in a BDSM relationship refers to a submissive person in a BDSM relationship to a dominant person (also called a slave owner or the master or mistress) treating the submissive as their slave, i.e., their property.
A shackle, also known as a gyve, is a U-shaped piece of metal secured with a clevis pin or bolt across the opening, or a hinged metal loop secured with a quick-release locking pin mechanism.
In social psychology, a stereotype is an over-generalized belief about a particular category of people.
The Duke of Burgundy is a 2014 British drama film written and directed by Peter Strickland, and starring Sidse Babett Knudsen as Cynthia and Chiara D'Anna as Evelyn.
The Night Porter (Italian: Il portiere di notte) is a 1974 Italian erotic psychological drama film.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).
Trampling is the act of walking on something or someone with the intent of causing damage or pain.
Frank Edwin Wright III (born December 9, 1972), known professionally as Tré Cool, is an American musician, drummer and composer, best known as the drummer for the punk rock band Green Day.
Urolagnia (also urophilia, undinism, golden shower and watersports) is a form of salirophilia (which is a form of paraphilia) in which sexual excitement is associated with the sight or thought of urine or urination.
Venus in Furs (Venus im Pelz) is a novella by the Austrian author Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, and the best known of his works.
"Venus in Furs" is a song by the Velvet Underground, written by Lou Reed and originally released on the 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico.
A waiver is the voluntary relinquishment or surrender of some known right or privilege.
A whip is a tool which was traditionally designed to strike animals or people to aid guidance or exert control over animals or other people, through pain compliance or fear of pain, although in some activities, whips can be used without use of pain, such as an additional pressure aid or visual directional cue in equestrianism.
9½ Weeks (originally titled Nine ½ Weeks) is a 1986 American erotic romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne with a screenplay by Sarah Kernochan, Zalman King, and Patricia Louisanna Knop.
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